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  1. I'd give Hereford Record Office a call first....

    I'd give Hereford Record Office a call first. Record Offices are all well used to people phoning with enquiries like this. They'll surely have a reprographics service to send you a copy. You might...
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    Have a poke around here... ...

    Have a poke around here...

    https://www.worldgenweb.net/myanmar/
  3. Don't put him off! It's possible that it has...

    Don't put him off! It's possible that it has survived. Mark needs to do some digging.

    if the jurisdiction for marriage licences is the same as for probate (and it very often is), Hereford Record...
  4. If that is so, the questioner needs to track down...

    If that is so, the questioner needs to track down the marriage licence allegation/bond. These can be goldmines of information.
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    dogaholic - what was the source of the...

    dogaholic - what was the source of the information you have? I mean the actual record set. And what's the guy's name?
  6. The only online source for that marriage that I...

    The only online source for that marriage that I spotted is in one of those cryptic Ancestry "select marriages" datasets.

    Have you found the original marriage register and checked it?

    I'd expect...
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    You did say that, Pam. Apologies for not reading...

    You did say that, Pam. Apologies for not reading it properly.
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    If indeed Herbert and Alicia were separated...

    If indeed Herbert and Alicia were separated before 1881, it seems likely that there was neither divorce nor bigamy. This is because you could not be be convicted of bigamy if you could claim that...
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    I mentioned the service record because it is...

    I mentioned the service record because it is stamped "445th Welsh Res. Field Coy., R.E.". I haven't been able to trace anything about that company but it might suggest possible scope for confusion.
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    There is a Masters Certificate on Ancestry. If he...

    There is a Masters Certificate on Ancestry. If he was a Master his death should be recorded in the appropriate register which I think would be in series BT124 at the National Archives (personal visit...
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    Has anyone looked at his service record or the...

    Has anyone looked at his service record or the company war diaries?

    The war diaries indicate that the 218th Field Company was in Belgium in March 1918.
  12. Try Ctrl-Alt-Up Arrow Failing that try right...

    Try Ctrl-Alt-Up Arrow


    Failing that try right clicking on the desktop screen (ie close Firefox and any other windows) and then select "display settings". Experiment. If anything doesn't work, set...
  13. Be aware that the GRO birth index that you have...

    Be aware that the GRO birth index that you have been looking at is simply an index to help you to order a birth certificate which contains the full and accurate details.

    The National Archives...
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    I may not have understood exactly what you're...

    I may not have understood exactly what you're trying to achieve but it sounds as if it may be a job for the printed census reports which were laid before parliament and then published. County record...
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    Any web space will do eg Google Drive or any...

    Any web space will do eg Google Drive or any similar cloud storage providing the file can be made shareable or public.
  16. Unfortunately, South Norwood was not in London in...

    Unfortunately, South Norwood was not in London in the 1920s.

    The Surrey collection on Ancestry won't help either because South Norwood was under Croydon which was a county borough.

    The most...
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    National Archives series WO100 is on Ancestry as...

    National Archives series WO100 is on Ancestry as "UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949"
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    "Compuslory Officer" was a truant officer -...

    "Compuslory Officer" was a truant officer - enforcing attendance at school.
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    Just been for a coffee and was thinking about the...

    Just been for a coffee and was thinking about the question.

    If you have the address they were sent to, do you not have the name of the addressee? What was the date of issue? If he was dead by the...
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    Try the 1939 Register and the electoral registers.

    Try the 1939 Register and the electoral registers.
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    While you're on Ancestry (perhaps via your...

    While you're on Ancestry (perhaps via your library service), look at the actual medal rolls (not just the index cards).

    You'll see it mentions the 12th and 13th battalions of the Yorkshire...
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    Have you looked at the National Archives website...

    Have you looked at the National Archives website and read the advice?

    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/british-army-soldiers-after-1913/

    There is a...
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    In the 19th century, "abroad" did not necessarily...

    In the 19th century, "abroad" did not necessarily mean out of the country. It might just mean "away from home".
  24. It's Operation Infatuate. If you're interested...

    It's Operation Infatuate.

    If you're interested in further research, there is much of interest at the National Archives. Try searching the catalogue for "Infatuate" with dates 1944-45
  25. Bankruptcy was vastly preferable to being...

    Bankruptcy was vastly preferable to being declared an insolvent debtor. A bankrupt wouldn't, for example, end up in the Marshalsea like Little Dorrit's father :)

    The London Gazette is a good...
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